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trou Syllabification: trou

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of trou in English:

plural noun

(in phrase drop trou) informal
Pull down one’s pants, especially in public as a humorous stunt.
Example sentences
  • I know Rich is definitely not planning on dropping trou.
  • Conversely, there are also the players who hit on me; perhaps because I talk a good line and seem like I'd drop trou for anyone who happened to wink my way.
  • I must be willing to drop trou for anyone else, sight unseen.


Early 20th century: short for trousers; the phrase drop trou is first recorded in the 1960s.

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